The budget market has long been awash with ultracheap “HD” projectors, but there’s a catch: The vast majority of these models— they just accept an HD signal and dumb it down to a lesser resolution, which looks all the worse when you blow the image up on your wall or in your backyard. That’s why the caught our eye. It’s got 1,920×1,080-pixel native resolution, meaning it should be delivering a pixel-for-pixel 1080p image.
Now, we haven’t tested the Vankyo, but its spec sheet is otherwise solid considering the budget price. You can project an image of 46-300 inches at 5 to 30 feet. This model also has a 5,000:1 contrast ratio and 50,000 hours of lamp life. You’ll pay another $6 for shipping (unless you’re anmember — Woot is an Amazon subsidiary) and there’s a limit of three units per customer.
And if you don’t care about that native 1080p resolution — say, if this is designed strictly for kids’ consumption — Vankyo’s lesser,.